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Heinrich Heine: The Tragedy of Communism, Russia and The Lack of Conducting the Consecration

Isn’t it interesting that as one digs deep into history, one can find pearls of wisdom regarding the nature of historical events that the main stream media and academia refuse to expose? Here is a case in point.

Most people do not know this relatively famous 19th century German poet. His name is Christian Johann Heinrich Heine. He was born on December 13, 1797, in Düsseldorf. He was a Jew, and an apostate who was sort of a “Morranos” due to the fact he converted to Catholicism as a means to boost his career by trying to avoid anti-Semitic prejudices. After exiling himself to Paris, France, he became a communist. He died in 1856. He was a very close friend of Karl Marx and his wife Jenny. He was strongly influenced by these two comrades. The kernel of his beliefs in social justice were rooted in the philosophies of Claude Henri de Rouvroy, Comte de Saint-Simon, often referred to as Henri de Saint-Simon who coined the term, “Working Class”. Saint-Simon was an inspiration not only to Heine but to Karl Marx. They gravitated to Saint-Simon’s ideas as inspirational and identified him among the utopian socialists. Interestingly, Heine viewed The Holy Alliance of 1815, architected by Czar Alexander I, as a viciously reactionary reversal of revolutionary improvements that he supported.

Now, note the tragic dichotomy in the quote attributed to Heine that follows. “Nevertheless I freely admit that this very Communism, so inimical to all my leanings and all my interests, has an attraction for my soul which I cannot withstand. Two voices speak for it in my heart, two voices which cannot be silenced. They may indeed only be whisperings of the Devil, but whatever they are I am possessed by them and no power of exorcism can drive them out.”

Now comes a significant, yet seemingly small innocuous tidbit of historical record.

In 1842, note the date well, Heine is quoted as saying,

Communism though little discussed now and loitering in hidden garrets on miserable straw pallets, as the dark hero destined for a great if temporary role in the modern tragedy, wild bloomy times are roaring towards us. And the prophet wishing to write a new apocalypse would have to invent entirely new beasts. Beasts so terrible that St. John’s old animals would be like gentle doves and cupids in comparison. The gods are veiling their faces in pity on the children of men, their long time charges. The future smells of Russian leather, blood, godlessness and many whippings. And I should advise our grandchildren to be born with very thick skins on their backs.”

If Heine knew that Communism would spring forward from Russia, one has to presume that Karl Marx knew this as well. Yet, historians completely ignore this and for that era preferred to focus on Spain, France, Germany, Hungary and other European nations instead. Yet, who in the background were pulling the strings to manipulate the communist revolution? Who indeed!

I wish to bring forward these historical quotes to your attention that bear relevance here.

"There has been no friendship between the Court of St. Petersburg and my family," declared Lionel Rothschild to Disraeli (Coningsby, p. 251).

Sir Alfred Mond declared that,

Amshel [Rothschild] hated nothing on earth more than the word “Roma” because there lived the leader of the Christians. Rome is the great foe of Bolshevism. The Pope is in Rome, the King of Rome (Napoleon II) and the Roma Nova (the Romanovs) in Russia, all of these made Amschel mad with satanic fury.”

The Blessed Virgin Mary to Lucia Dos Santos in 1917 in Fatima, Portugal [Part of the Second Secret] said,

“If My requests are heeded, Russia will be converted and there will be peace; if not, she will spread her errors throughout the world, causing wars and persecutions against the Church. The good will be martyred, the Holy Father will have much to suffer, various nations will be annihilated."

As we know from history, Communism established it roots successfully in Russia and has “spread her errors throughout the world” including the United States. It is interesting to note that when William Thomas Walsh interviewed Sister Lucia in 1946 he was nonplussed by the following conversation, “In your opinion, will every country, without exception, be overcome by communism?” Her [Sr. Lucia] pale brown eyes staring into his, a ‘little dimple on each cheek,’ she answered “Yes.” Mr. Walsh wanted to be positive about the answer and therefore repeated the question adding, “And does that mean the United States of America too?’ Sister Lucia answered “Yes.”

As an American, today I look at the roles that the media and politicians are playing in the United States. There is such hatred and animosity between conflicting groups from the right and the left. What a dialectic cabal they are! There are fears expressed regarding Trump as a ‘fascist’, a populist who is hell-bent on nationalism. I suggest it would be useful to reflect on the concluding quote below from Heinrich Heine and for Americans like me, substitute ‘U.S.’ for ‘France’.

“The second of these imperious voices which holds me enchained is even more compelling and more infernal, for it is the voice of hatred — the hatred which I feel for a party whose most terrible antagonist is Communism and which is therefore our common enemy. I mean the party … of those false patriots whose love for their country is nothing more than an idiotic aversion to foreigners and neighboring peoples, and who daily spew up their bitterness, especially against France … and now that the sword is slipping from their moribund hands I draw some comfort from the conviction that Communism, which will find this party its first obstacle, will deal it its death blow.”

Sound familiar? The statement is as true today as it was then. Or as the French say, “Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose” (The more things change the more they remain the same.)

God help us.


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